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Awkward Moments in Entertainment History: The Worst Sitcom Joke of All Time

Sitcom fans born during the last twenty years have no idea how good they’ve had it. The ebb and flow of conventional wisdom changes the tone of the genre every generation or so.  The early days of television had fanciful … Continue reading

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Awkward Moments in Entertainment History: One, Two…Uh…

This may not technically be “entertainment,” but what it lacks in that area it more than makes up for in the “awkward” department.  This is just excruciating to watch.  Best of luck in your future endeavors, Rick Perry. “Oops.”

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What Commercials Have Taught Me About Myself

Television is more than a wondrous box rectangle that bestows upon us hours of entertainment, information, infotainment, and entermation.  It’s a metaphorical window on our own society, more so even than the actual windows that face outward to the real … Continue reading

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Findings in from Controversial Pediatric Drug Study

Have you ever wondered what it might look like if you gave cocaine to an eight-year-old? If so, (1) you’re probably already in jail, but (2) at least you can wonder no more:

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God Bless Larry Merchant

I’m sure this user’s YouTube video will be taken down shortly due to a copyright claim by HBO.  But, until it does, enjoy what will surely be a storied moment in the annals of the sweet science:

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Sunday Ticket for PS3 is Broken

Armed with a bowl of chili and two remotes, I sat down in front of my giant TV to enjoy NFL Sunday Ticket for the first time ever.  Sunday Ticket was a luxury not afforded to me before now because … Continue reading

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An Abridged History of the Super Bowl Post-Game Show

If my lifestyle rose to the level of a religion, or even a broad spirituality, this evening would be one of the holiest of the year. Tonight marks the start of the NFL season, the fantasy football season, and worthwhile … Continue reading

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Awkward Moments in Entertainment History: Pat Boone Wigs Out

Pat Boone was one of the most commercially-successful musical artists of the late 1950’s.  He spawned numerous Top Ten hits, including an impressive total of six songs that reached #1 on the U. S. charts. As his core audience began to … Continue reading

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Talking Points FTW

Opposition leader Edward Miliband of the UK Labour Party does us the favor of breaking off a little piece of what sometimes makes modern politics so depressing (comical?).  Here are his responses to a series of questions in the wake … Continue reading

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Freedom (of Gluttony)

As a tip of the cap to our nation’s birthday, as well as to the industrious spirit that made our country great, I present one of the greatest things I’ve ever seen on television.  Not “greatest shows” or “greatest competitions.” … Continue reading

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